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 Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States? Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States?

By Derren Peters

Buying homeowners' insurance is an important part of owning your own home. It is the financial security blanket that protects your most valuable asset - your home. Many mortgage brokers, cities, counties and states require that any homeowner carry at least a liability policy, protecting you from lawsuits if someone is injured on your property.

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5 Simple Steps to Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure 5 Simple Steps to Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure

Given the present economic situation, it's a matter of concern that people are losing jobs and banks are raising interest rates. Millions of people are under pressure to make their mortgage payments, but not everybody has the skill to work out their payment defaults.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

By Christina Kelley

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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How Much Should My Mortgage Cost? How Much Should My Mortgage Cost?

How much home can you afford? Unless you are in the minority of homebuyers paying in cash, you will need to be approved for a mortgage. Here are a few things you need to know.

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Is Moving Insurance Necessary? Is Moving Insurance Necessary?

If you are using professional movers to move your property to your new home, be aware that you probably aren't covered properly by their insurance policies. Read on to find out how to get adequate coverage.

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Conrad Bastable

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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Moving Before Selling Moving Before Selling

There may not be any way for you to avoid moving before you've finished selling your house. The following are some tips to keep in mind when trying to sell your home from afar.

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Passage of Title Passage of Title

By Christina Kelley

One of the most important legal steps of buying a house is the Passage of Title, and for the same reason, it also tends to cause the most trouble. Here are some key facts to know about the passage of title on your own property.

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Benefits of a Home Inspection Before Listing Benefits of a Home Inspection Before Listing

Have an inspection of your home before listing it for sale and save yourself a large amount of money and possibly many headaches.

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Importance Of A Home Inspection Importance Of A Home Inspection

By Christina Kelley

You've found the house of your dreams and negotiated the seller down to a price you can manage. There is one more important thing you need to do to make sure you don't end up paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs.

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